Radiation Overdose

June 29, 2018

St. Louis County, Minnesota
Court File No. 69-HI-CV-14-1458

Claims asserted:  the patient was diagnosed with prostate cancer requiring radiation treatment.  The plaintiff asserted a violation of the standard of care that resulted in an alleged overdose of radiation to nearby structures.  The plaintiff asserted as a result of excessive radiation injuries occurred to the bowel, bladder and colon.  The patient also asserted a failure to provide appropriate informed consent about the risks associated with radiation therapy. Outcome:  Defense verdict, June 2015.